College Overview

At the College of Nursing and Midwifery , we aim to provide a range of postgraduate courses of study alongside an integrated and aligned program of research and scholarly activities, that are in keeping with the ethos of the University to be nationally responsive and globally connected, serving individuals and communities.

Our new one-year full time (two-year part time) MSc programs in Cardiovascular and Pediatric nursing are accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education. These two programs are purposely designed to engage with, support, and improve nursing practice in the UAE and the region. A key goal of the MSc programs is to ensure that students, as potential specialist nurse practitioners, will be enabled to deliver care and provide clinical skills across specialist areas of nursing and in agreed clinical settings.

Our Dean

Professor Kevin J Gormley

We believe that nurses and nursing are essential to the future of health care in the UAE and are proud to be instrumental in providing a range of continuing education programs for current and future nurses that ensures their employability and capacity for lifelong learning.”

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Why Choose our College of Nursing and Midwifery

Our Programs

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I have chosen masters in cardiovascular based on my experiences throughout my life as a student. I was always interested in critical care areas to see how we as nurses can manage heart disease symptoms such as angina, abnormal heart rhythm and heart attack.

– Khadija Abdelrahman, Postgraduate Nursing student

I chose my specialty due to my love to explore the human heart. And be part of a solution to improve the quality of Patients life their families and our community. I believe that my simple existence can contribute at present and future of health science.

– Fatma Alabdouli, Postgraduate Nursing student

I have chosen pediatric because I want the children and their families have a good experience in the hospital. Furthermore, I want to bring  innovation in the hospital that I will be working in to deliver most satisfying care for the patients and their families plus making the workplace more enjoyable for the nurses to increase their job performance and satisfaction.

– Shaikha AlMaazmi, Postgraduate Nursing student

I chose the pediatric program because I have the ability to interact with children and earn their trust. I chose pediatric program because I like children, I find it easier to work with them than adults.


– Meirah Alteneiji, Postgraduate Nursing student

Discover MBRU

At MBRU, our postgraduate students are supported by advanced learning resources, all designed to help them excel in their education and research.

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Al Maktoum Medical Library

Our Library plays a key role in supporting students, staff and the wider medical community, by providing access to high-quality and authoritative information resources.

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Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor Medical Simulation Center

The Dental Simulation Room comprises of 13 Frasaco phantom heads and Sirona dental units, and is where our postgraduate dental students can learn new techniques and practice dental procedures.

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At MBRU, student life reaches far beyond the scope of the classroom, and we believe that what goes on outside of class is just as important as what’s taught during lessons and lectures.

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Student Clubs

There is ample opportunities for students to get involved in a variety of clubs, whether it's in sport, literature and art or language and media. We've got something for everyone to enjoy.

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Student Council

Created to support communication between students and the university, our Student Council provides a platform where students' views can be heard.

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Nov 23, 2022 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Al Maktoum Medical Library, 2nd Floor
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Frequently Asked Questions

Why study MSc in Nursing at MBRU?

Nursing is essentially about meeting the needs of patients and their families and education programs for nurses fosters the continued development of critical thinking skills to enable the registered nurse to respond to the health care requirements of patients and their families. Postgraduate programs of study for nurses are designed to enable registered nurses to build on their existing knowledge and nurture the skills necessary to potentially move towards a specialist clinical nursing role and provide individual options as their nursing career continues to develop. The College of Nursing and Midwifery, MBRU has a unique partnership with Queen’s University of Belfast and the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust. The College of Nursing and Midwifery MBRU have formed a unique international academic, scholarly and clinical relationship that underpins our two MSc programs. The MSc Cardiovascular and Pediatric nursing include specialist and core courses/modules that are delivered for our students by esteemed academics from the two universities; and to support the internationalization of these two programs prospective students will have the opportunity to undertake a twelve week period of clinical nursing practice in the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust and provide nursing care supervised by a specialist nurse.

What are the admission requirements for master in Nursing?
  • The minimum admissions requirements for Master of Science in Cardiovascular Nursing are outlined online here 
  • The minimum admissions requirements for Master of Science in Pediatric Nursing are outlined online here 
How can I get feedback on the status of my master in Nursing application?

You can view the current status of your application by logging into your account.  Alternatively, if you have any further questions, you can contact the admission team by emailing